Nov 21, 2013 - Sale 2332

Sale 2332 - Lot 15

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
BRAY, MRS. [ANNA ELIZA]. Life of Thomas Stothard, RA. With Personal Reminiscences. Extra-illustrated with 48 plates, including India-Proof portrait with facsimile signature below; in-text illustrations. 4to, contemporary full brown morocco blocked in gilt, spine tooled and lettered in gilt with floral motif, gilt dentelles, top edges gilt, by Riviere & Son; a few plate margins browned, pencil inscription on first blank. London: John Murray, 1851

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first edition. With supplemental material including 16 page publisher's catalogue dated January 1852, incorporating vignettes to each title; printed wrappers tipped-in at end. Thomas Stothard was an enormously prolific artist and engraver, executing an estimated 5000 designs in his lifetime.